Dating gibson les paul guitars
Historic ES MODELS (since 1995): (A or B)-MYRRR M is the model year being reissued Y is the production year RRR indicates the guitar's place in the sequence of Historic ES production for that year.
The serial number will be an 8 digit number impressed into the back of the headstock with "MADE IN USA" below.
10, 1978, in Kalamazoo and was the 276th instrument stamped that day. 3, 1985, in Nashville and was the 1st instrument stamped that day.
NOTE - Gibson USA goes to a 9 digit serial number in early July 2005..
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Example: 7 5123 is the 123rd 1957 reissue model produced in 2005.